At the age of 14 Zev began working in his first career: film production. He began in the Grip & Electric Department and moved to the Camera Department. Zev worked on a variety of film sets, from low budget independent feature and short films, to commercials for companies including AT&T, Chevrolet, Aeropostale, Aveeno, Neutrogena, Tylenol, and Bud Light.
In 2012, Zev directed The Symbol of Peace, a short documentary that was later featured at the Austin Film Festival and the Woodstock Film Festival.
While in college at Bard College at Simon's Rock (2012-2014, A.A.) Zev was certified as a Lifeguard and then later as an Emergency Medical Technician in Massachusetts. Zev made the decision to return to college at The City College of New York.
Zev is pursuing a B.A. in Psychology at The City College of New York. In addition to his college career and career advancement, Zev works as a 2nd Lt. of Service at the Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
Zev additionally has gained additional emergency training such as ice rescue training (from the NYPD) and Rescue Task Force training for EMS by the NYS Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services.